Middletown Area Study, 1988

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ENOUGHMO

To what extent do you feel you have enough money to provide for yourself and, if you are married or have dependents, for your family? Do you feel you have:
  1) More than enough money
  2) About the right amount of money
  3) Not enough money
  4) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
More than enough money 42 10.5% 10.5% -1.95
About the right amount of money 232 57.9% 68.3% -0.35
Not enough money 125 31.2% 99.5% 1.25
Don't know 2 .5% 100.0% 2.85

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
More than enough money 12.2%
23
9.0%
19
10.5%
42
About the right amount of money 60.3%
114
55.9%
118
58.0%
232
Not enough money 27.0%
51
34.6%
73
31.0%
124
Don't know 0.5%
1
0.5%
1
0.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
189
100.0%
211

400


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Widowed Divorced or Separated Never married TOTAL
More than enough money 10.6%
26
7.0%
3
17.1%
7
8.5%
6
10.5%
42
About the right amount of money 61.4%
151
60.5%
26
43.9%
18
52.1%
37
57.9%
232
Not enough money 28.0%
69
32.6%
14
39.0%
16
36.6%
26
31.2%
125
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.8%
2
0.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
246
100.0%
43
100.0%
41
100.0%
71

401


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college or Trade school College graduate Graduate school TOTAL
More than enough money 5.8%
3
9.2%
15
6.1%
5
13.6%
9
27.0%
10
10.5%
42
About the right amount of money 34.6%
18
60.7%
99
61.0%
50
66.7%
44
56.8%
21
58.0%
232
Not enough money 59.6%
31
30.1%
49
30.5%
25
19.7%
13
16.2%
6
31.0%
124
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
52
100.0%
163
100.0%
82
100.0%
66
100.0%
37

400


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 & older TOTAL
More than enough money 7.1%
6
14.0%
12
12.5%
9
10.0%
9
8.8%
6
10.5%
42
About the right amount of money 53.6%
45
58.1%
50
56.9%
41
62.2%
56
58.8%
40
58.0%
232
Not enough money 38.1%
32
26.7%
23
30.6%
22
27.8%
25
32.4%
22
31.0%
124
Don't know 1.2%
1
1.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
84
100.0%
86
100.0%
72
100.0%
90
100.0%
68

400


Household income (I-INCOME)

10K & less 10,001-20K 20,001-30K 30,001-50K Over 50K TOTAL
More than enough money 1.4%
1
3.0%
2
16.9%
12
10.1%
9
22.0%
13
10.3%
37
About the right amount of money 44.6%
33
51.5%
34
63.4%
45
66.3%
59
55.9%
33
56.8%
204
Not enough money 54.1%
40
43.9%
29
19.7%
14
23.6%
21
22.0%
13
32.6%
117
Don't know 0.0%
0
1.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
74
100.0%
66
100.0%
71
100.0%
89
100.0%
59

359


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Catholic Protestant Christian None Other/DK TOTAL
More than enough money 11.4%
8
11.0%
22
8.2%
7
12.9%
4
11.1%
1
10.6%
42
About the right amount of money 55.7%
39
57.0%
114
63.5%
54
45.2%
14
77.8%
7
57.7%
228
Not enough money 32.9%
23
31.5%
63
28.2%
24
38.7%
12
11.1%
1
31.1%
123
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
3.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
70
100.0%
200
100.0%
85
100.0%
31
100.0%
9

395

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